Feeling Insignificant

Recently there have been hundreds of books poured out on tables in my school’s library. They’re old or out of date, scribbled-on or just past their usefulness and they were being sold for 10¢ a pop when I found them. They have what they call the “Bargain Box” and anything you can fit into that […]

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Is Your Job “Spiritual”?

This year I transitioned jobs 3 times: Missionary in the Netherlands, Government/Charity Liaison for the state of Texas, and Fundraiser for an educational nonprofit in Austin. The most difficult transition has been moving from “field staff” to “administrative staff.” What I mean by that is,

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#relationshipgoals

2,299,142. Refresh. 2,299,154. As of May 22, 2016 at 7:30 PM, that is the number of times the hashtag #relationshipgoals has been used on Instagram. If you have managed to escape the internet in the past year, let me fill you in:

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Just Another Walk Around the Block

Have you ever just looked up one day and suddenly been awed by your surroundings? This is something I’ve dealt with for years, and to be honest, the cycle itself can be very discouraging. Learning to find my joy in the consistent character of Jesus, when all I want to do is crawl in my […]

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Storytellers

I’ve always been a pretty fantastic storyteller. Although my mother would probably call it “embellisher” or “drama-queen” or something like that, but I prefer storyteller- it sounds more legitimate. Even when I was just a little nugget, I had a knack for making up elaborate stories

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Why We Need to Meet

Alone time. It has a beautiful ring to it, doesn’t it? Sometimes, retreating from others gives us space to grieve and grow, to process, to heal, and to listen to God’s still, small voice.

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